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Margaret Davis Bellows
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1840
Shelby County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1909
Barron County
Wisconsin, USA

Margaret was born July 15, 1840, in Franklin, Johnson Co., Indiana, daughter of Elias Davis and Cornelia Buxter. She died Feb. 20, 1909, in Barron, aged 68 years, 7 months and 5 days and was buried in Wayside Cemetery beside the remains of her first husband, Edwin M. Jacobs.

Margaret married twice with her first marriage in 1859 to Edwin M. Jacobs. Edwin was born March 28, 1833, in Rhode Island, son of Truman and Polly Jacobs, both born in Conn. He died Feb. 1, 1890, in Clinton Twp., Barron County, aged 56 years, 10 months and 9 days, and was buried in Wayside Cemetery. His military style gravestone is inscribed "E. M. Jacobs Co. E. 79th Ind. Inf."

Their known children, all born in Indiana, with the first born in Shelby County, were:

Sarah A., b. 12 Aug 1860
Charles T., b. 1864
Albert E., b. 1872
Augusta P., b. 1876

On April 22, 1897, Margaret married the widower Rush Bellows at Barron. No children. Rush was born April 19, 1840, in Winson, Broome Co., New York, son of Porter Bellows and Emily Brown. He died June 6, 1903, at Poskin, aged 63 years, 1 month and 17 days, and was buried in Wayside Cemetery. His military style gravestone is inscribed "Rush Bellows Co. F. 6 Ia. Cav."


Mrs. Margaret Bellows died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank M. Emigh, Feb. 20, 1909, after a short illness of pneumonia. She had been making her home with her daughter for some time.

Deceased was born in Shelby county Ind., July 15, 1840. In 1859 she was married to Edwin Jacobs. Seven children were born to them (three boys and four girls,) but only two survive their mother, namely: Albert Jacobs and Augusta Emigh, both of Barron.

In 1881 she came to Barron county, settled on a homestead and resided in the county since. Her husband preceded her to the better world in 1890. In 1898 she was married to Rush Bellows, who departed this life in 1904. Both Mr. Jacobs and Mr. Bellows were old soldiers, having worn the faded coats of blue.

The funeral was held at the home of Mr. Emigh Monday at 2:30, Rev. G.H. R. Kershaw officiating. Many of the old friends of Paskin were in attendance. The W.R.C. of Barron attended in a body. The M.E. church choir sang. [Published Friday, February 26, 1909 in the Barron County Shield, Barron, Wisconsin.]

Family links: 
  Rush Bellows (1840 - 1903)*
  Edwin M. Jacobs (1833 - 1890)*
  Sarah A. Jacobs Rausch (1860 - 1907)*
*Calculated relationship
Wayside Cemetery
Barron County
Wisconsin, USA
Maintained by: Theresa
Originally Created by: John Christeson
Record added: Mar 14, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7261322
Margaret <i>Davis</i> Bellows
Added by: Lawrence W Dawson
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I shall not forget thee my 3x great grandma. You did well rearing your children and now you get to rest. Much love to you.
- Xonia Edwards Stout
 Added: Oct. 10, 2013

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